University of Washington, Department of Physics

Position ID:UW-Physics-IQUSPOSTDOC [#23855]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - InQubator for Quantum Simulation
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Quantum Science + Quantum Information Science + Quantum Optics + Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/11/28, finished 2023/08/22, listed until 2023/05/28)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Research Positions University of Washington – Department of Physics

The InQubator for Quantum Simulation (IQuS) at the University of Washington anticipates appointing one or two fulltime Postdoctoral Scholars to start in September 2023. Outstanding candidates in quantum information theory, quantum simulation, lattice gauge theory, Standard Model physics, broadly defined, to be part of the Fermilab QuantISED Program focusing on the quantum simulation of quantum field theories, are invited to apply. These positions are full-time, 12-month (one-year) appointment, which may be extended (upon successful performance) up to a maximum term of three years, subject to funding and mutual agreement. The Postdoctoral Scholar title is limited to five years, including postdoctoral experience(s) at UW and other institutions.

IQuS includes local researchers, visitors, and community-driven workshops at the Institute of Nuclear Theory, along with close connections with national laboratories and technology companies, to help create and disseminate new ideas and grow a quantum-ready workforce. For further information about IQuS see: .

Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website.

Applicants must have a PhD (or foreign equivalent degree) in quantum physics broadly defined by the date of the appointment.

Interested candidates should submit application materials via Interfolio at and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of future research interests, a statement describing the applicant's experience and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and three letters of reference. Applications received by December 27, 2022 will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Martin Savage at The position will remain open until filled.

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